abbey walks

Stage 27 - Greenwich to Dartford




30.6 km / 19 miles

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  162 Greenwich & Gravesend



7.5 - 8 hours average time based on Naismith’s rule

Total ascent   74m
Total descent   69m

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The route follows parts of the Thames Path and the Darent Valley Path to Dartford






Walk Description :


1 - At this point turn right and follow the River Darent and then the River Cray to then pass through an industrial area to reach a main road (Thames Road). At the main road turn left to follow National Cycle Network Route 1 (Dartford A206). Pass underneath the railway bridge and turn right at the roundabout to Dartford Centre A206, Burnham Road. This becomes Victoria Road, at the roundabout continue ahead ignore the town centre, Mill Pond Road. As the road crosses the river turn right signed footpath Town Centre, this will follow the river. With the church on your right reach a road and then turn right to continue on the Daren't Valley Path. Continue on the main road to reach the town centre.



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